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Latest Adrienne Shelly Foundation Stories

2014-03-12 08:27:44

Sundance Institute-Supported Filmmaker Meredith Danluck Receives Milestone Award NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after the late actor and filmmaker who was killed in 2006, announced today that it has awarded its 50(th) production grant, in partnership with the Sundance Institute Feature Film Program, to Meredith Danluck for her film State Like Sleep. Danluck is an artist and filmmaker whose work has...

2014-02-26 12:24:13

Actress Sharon Lawrence Joins Advisory Board NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after the late actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly who was killed in 2006, announced today its appointment of Cliff Chenfeld and Jon Harris to its Board of Directors, and the addition of Sharon Lawrence to its Advisory Board. Chenfeld is the Co-CEO of Razor & Tie, an independent music company, and Kidz Bop, a kids' music,...

2014-01-23 08:26:53

Jon Hamm, Michelle Williams, Paul Rudd, Keri Russell, Bill Hader, Rosario Dawson, Salman Rushdie & Others Unite to Raise Funds NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the memory of actor/filmmaker Adrienne Shelly (Waitress), launched its 7(th) annual Celebrity Auction today with support from prominent celebrities across the entertainment, literary, sports, business and political arenas. The auction is open to bidders...

2013-12-09 12:23:49

Actor Sharon Lawrence to Participate in Discussion/Q&A NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization named after actor and filmmaker Adrienne Shelly, who was killed in 2006, will host its third annual Woman of Vision salute at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) December 12(th) at 7pm. The event will feature a screening of honoree Ava DuVernay's film "Middle of Nowhere," for which she received the Best Director Award at the 2012...

2012-12-04 08:26:17

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the memory of adored actor, writer and director Adrienne Shelly (WAITRESS), announced today the launch of its 6th annual eBay Celebrity Auction to raise funds for its nine annual grants which support women filmmakers. "The work that the Adrienne Shelly Foundation has done over the past six years is really remarkable and I'm proud to support such an important organization...

2012-11-29 12:27:22

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the memory of adored writer, director and actor Adrienne Shelly, hosted its second annual "Woman of Vision Salute" to celebrate accomplished and aspiring women filmmakers. The fundraising event featured a screening and discussion on Nora and Delia Ephron's classic film, This is My Life. More than 300 attended the event at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), which included a...

2012-07-31 06:23:41

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF) announced today that in continuing its mission of supporting women filmmakers it has awarded five new production grants. ASF is a non-profit organization named in honor of the late actor, writer and director Adrienne Shelly, whose life was tragically cut short on November 1, 2006. The five grants, awarded in conjunction with ASF partners Columbia University, Boston University, Tribeca All Access, Women in Film...

2011-12-13 10:44:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), in conjunction with the Sundance Institute, has awarded its fourth annual Fellowship to filmmaker Sara Colangelo for her screenplay Little Accidents and its continued development. ASF is a non-profit organization dedicated to the legacy of actor, writer and director Adrienne Shelly, who was murdered November 1, 2006. This Grant fuses the Sundance Institute's mission with ASF's in supporting the...

2011-11-04 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the memory of adored writer, director and actor Adrienne Shelly, is hosting its 4th annual celebrity eBay auction, which kicked-off on the 5th anniversary of Shelly's passing, November 1, and will run through November 10. The auction of 60+ items features once-in-a-lifetime celebrity experiences including: Exclusive breakfast/lunch dates with celebrities like Jon Hamm,...

2010-09-16 11:46:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Adrienne Shelly Foundation (ASF), a non-profit organization dedicated to the memory of writer/director/actor Adrienne Shelly (WAITRESS, SERIOUS MOONLIGHT), today announced the roster for its third annual online auction fundraiser, which will go live on eBay on September 20 and run through Sept 30. The 50+ item catalogue features lunch dates with a diverse group of celebrities including Paul Rudd, Keri Russell, Jane Lynch, Michelle Williams, John...